- International Fees
International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
This practice-based course has been developed for nurses caring for patients experiencing mental health challenges or patients experiencing physical illness/injury with a concomitant mental health component. This course is suitable for all nurses working in rural, community, or tertiary hospital emergency departments as well as community settings. The following information provides a brief description of our course.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of NSER 7800 for the Winter 2024 term.
Wed Jan 03 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 44118
- Domestic fees $925.57International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
|Jan 03 - Mar 22||N/A||N/A||Online|
- Guided learning format.
- Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
- International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
This is an elective course whithin the ER curriculum that may be suitable for some students and can also be taken on its own as continuing ed.
As a healthcare practitioner, you are expected to follow professional standards of practice throughout all SN programs and courses. In this course, you will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership, professionalism, and clinical decision-making. Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Participants will utilize a mental health framework for the assessment of patients experiencing mental health challenges.
- Participants will demonstrate safe care for patients with a variety of mental health challenges.
- Participants will describe the effects of anti-psychotic, anti-depressant, and anti-manic medications.
- Participants will critically analyze the impact of mental health challenges on patients and their families.
- Participants will describe the ways in which mental health discourse impacts patients and the health care they receive.
- Participants will describe current theories explaining mental health challenges.
- Participants will reflect in writing about current practices in the care of people experiencing mental health challenges.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2023
Emergency Nursing and Mental Health (NSER 7800) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Health Sciences
- Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Standard Option)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
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